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Press Release -- November 8th, 2011
Source: Allied Fiber
Tags: Colocation, Ethernet, Exchange, Video

Fatbeam Joins Allied Fiber’s Dark Fiber Community

Post Falls, ID, November 8, 2011 – Fatbeam, LLC headquartered in Post Falls, Idaho has joined Allied Fiber’s Dark Fiber Community. Hosted by Allied Fiber, the Dark Fiber Community is an online resource that brings together network operators, vendors, and industry experts in the interest of supporting communications network growth and development.

The Dark Fiber Community Serves as A networking and educational center for those in the optical fiber networking industry. The Community allows for easy exchange of information between industry leaders who are interested in eliminating obstacles for broadband access and in building new infrastructure for cutting-­‐edge fiber optic networks.

“Joining an organization like the Dark Fiber Community will help Fatbeam share its successes in deploying networks in underserved markets,” stated Greg Green, President of Fatbeam. “It is also important for us to be part of the discussion regarding the deployment of new infrastructure, and to learn from other partners of the community as well.”

“The Dark Fiber Community is an industry resource that not only matches network buyers with sellers,” states Hunter Newby, CEO of Allied Fiber, “but also acts as an educational platform for organizations that are looking to build their own networks. We are pleased to have Fatbeam to help build the knowledge base of this community by providing relevant, useful information and technical expertise.”

About Fatbeam

Fatbeam provides lit and dark fiber services in the Pacific Northwest to enterprise, healthcare, education and government customers. Although competitive telecom and broadband fiber capacity are mainstream throughout larger cities in the United States, Fatbeam focuses on underserved markets. Fatbeam delivers fiber optic bandwidth beginning at 1 gigabit Ethernet, extending to 20 gigabit and jumping to dark  fiber.

For More Information Contact:

Mark Lathrop
Vice President, Finance and Operations
971 S. Clearwater Loop, Suite 4000
Post Falls, ID, 83815
Phone: 509.344.1008
Fax: 509.344.1009

About Allied Fiber

Allied Fiber owns, builds and will operate its own network-­‐neutral, fiber optic cable system, connecting sub-­‐sea landing points, cell towers, data centers, carrier hotels, colocation huts, enterprise buildings, schools and governments with next generation, long-­‐haul and short-­‐haul dark fiber. This necessary dark fiber network, planned to unite along its route the continental United States, is created to address America’s need for more broadband access, wireless backhaul, data center distribution and lower latency communications services. Allied Fiber is employing the most advanced fiber optic cables in its multi-­‐ duct dark fiber system to meet the ever increasing bandwidth demands for wireless, Video over IP and other advanced technologies thus enabling the development of the Global Broadband Economy for the United States. For more information, please visit

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